Mary Elizabeth Mace, 88, passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2020 in New Albany, IN.

Mary was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Jeffersonville, IN and former member of Wesley United Methodist in Niles, MI.  A dedicated member of both churches, Mary sang in the choirs and served on the food committees.  Before starting their family Mary and her late husband, Jerry, were married in the First United Methodist Church, Niles, MI (currently the New Journey United Methodist Church).

A devoted wife, mother and Cubs fan, Mary was a lady of many talents. She was a lead quilter in a Quilting Guild and held a clerical occupation in healthcare. Later in life, she and Jerry built a successful business out of their garage, that they called Maces Tennis Room.  

Mary is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Jerry Mace; son, Michael Mace; parents, Orville and Thelma Stephenson; and brother, Nelson “Bud” (Doralyn) Stephenson.

She is survived by her sons, Tim and Randy Mace; daughter, Mindy (Steve) Mace-Inman; grandchildren, Stephen and Megan Mace, Elizabeth (Weston) Mace-Amick, Carly Inman, Sarah (Chase) Inman-Holland, and Jerid Inman.

Visitation will be at Scott Funeral Home, 2515 Veterans Parkway, Jeffersonville, IN on Sunday, December 27 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm with the funeral service at 4:00. Burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery, 1400 E Main St, Niles, MI at 2:00 pm on Monday, December 28.

Contributions can be made to either the First Presbyterian Church, 222 Walnut Street Jeffersonville, IN 47130, or the New Journey United Methodist Church, 302 Cedar St. Niles, MI 49120. Memories of Mary and messages of support for the family can be shared at

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